Found January 28, 2013 on
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Tweet Start your week off right by watching NBA HOFer Charles Barkley give the weather report for ABC15, Phoenix’s ABC affiliate: Simply put, Charles Barkley is hilarious. -ALR
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Usually when Charles Barkley is on air, it's for reasons like making jokes about Martin Luther King Day, or jokes about Slavery, or even his fellow TNT crew members making fun of him for waxing his eyebrows. This time however, Barkley decided to be useful and help out the local Phoenix ABC affiliate KNXV do some weather reporting. As you can see in the video below, weatherman...
Folks who do the weather for news stations tend to be older good looking men, or younger really good looking ladies. Charles Barkley doesn’t exactly fit the mold of these two groups, yet that didn’t stop him from trying his hand as a meteorologist in Arizona this past week. Sir Charles showed up randomly to do the weather, and as expected laughs were had.
[The Big Lead]
Once in a while, celebrities and athletes will use local weather reports as strange, semi-comical promotional tools. TheWeek.com has a compilation right here, and there are many more examples beyond that breakdown.
But Charles Barkley doesn't let real meteorologists prepare. Instead, Barkley crashed the weather report on the 11 p.m. news on a Phoenix ABC affiliate Sunday...
Former NBA great and current NBA analyst, Charles Barkley, may have a career after broadcasting.Barkley took over the weather forecast for ABC 15 Arizona where he automatically provides entertainment by talking about his golf game. Never change, Sir Charles.
Charles Barkley may have a career in weather. Here he is forecasting the local weather on Phoenix’s ABC15:
Ever since Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has slimmed down, he’s sure seems to be getting in touch with his feminine side. Chuck proudly proclaimed during Thursday night’s telecast of [...]
As only he can do bring it.